2017 JATO EBP Seminar NO.1

Date and TimeSaturday, February 11, 2017 9: 30-11: 30 (Registration: 9: 00-)


PlaceNihon University Sangenjaya Campus Building No.1 3F Classroom1304

(Address: 3-34-1 Shimouma Setagayaku Tokyo 154-0002)


BOC-CEUEBP Category CEU 2.0 Unit


Capacity100 people


Targeted AudienceAthletic trainer, strength coach, physical therapist etc.


Entry fee

EBP seminar attendees can participate in JATO 20th anniversary event for free.

■ JATO members: 3,000 yen

■ JATO Student Members: 3,000 yen

■ Non-Member ATCs: 10,000 yen

■ Non-Members: 8,000 yen

■ Non-Member Students: 6,000 yen



Instructor Introduction

Masashi Terada, Ph.D., ATC

Affiliation: Ritsumeikan University Sports and Health Sciences Assistant Professor


Title: “Nervous System Plasticity following Musculoskeletal Injuries: How we can use them to optimize our rehabilitation protocols.”



Lower limb joint injury damages proprioceptive sensory organs around the joints and affects the neuromuscular control system in the central nerve. Nervous system abnormalities associated with joint injuries are known to affect people's healthy life span. In this lecture, we will take up the latest evidence concerning nervous-induced mental and physical function deterioration due to joint injury and living activity restriction and central nervous plasticity (ability to flexibly change functions/roles depending on the situation). In addition, we will explain the rehabilitation aimed at maximizing the plasticity of the central nervous system, actively combining the experience of medical personnel, patient's interests, and values, and positively restoring function.


Educational background / Work Experiences:

March 2016 Graduate School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation, Kentucky University Athletic Training Laboratory Doctorate Researcher Retirement / Return Japan

May 2014 Doctor of Ohio State University Toledo Graduate School Movement Science course completion

August 2010 - June 2014 Esap Scott High School Head Athletic Trainer in Toledo City, Ohio

May 2010 Graduated from Masters of Ohio State University Toledo Graduate School Movement Science

August 2008 - June 2010: Oregon City, Ohio Cardinal Strike High School Head Athletic Trainer

May 2008 Graduated from the athletic training department of the Faculty of Motor Science, University of Nebraska, Kearney


Born in Nara Prefecture in 1984. 2003 After graduating from high school, moved to the USA. After graduating from the 2008 University of Nebraska-Kearney (UNK) Athletic Training Program (Bachelor) acquired NATA-BOC Official Athletic Trainer (ATC). After graduating from UNK, graduated from the Ohio State Toledo College Motor Graduate School of Motor Science and Graduate School of Motor Sciences in 2010, completing a doctoral course at the Graduate School of Motor Science in 2014, and from 2014 until the end of March 2016 Kentucky University graduate school health science · He worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Rehabilitation studies. During the tenure at the University of Toledo and Kentucky, he acted as an ATC focusing on youth sports (high school, middle school, club team). As an assistant professor at Ritsumeikan University Sports and Health Science Division since April 2016.



Research area is a study about sports injury prevention and athletic rehabilitation, and currently, he has been studying the main or affects the "life and health" of how the human leg injury due to physical exercise from the point of view of motor nerve physiology and biomechanics. The main research achievements "Corticospinal Excitability and Inhibition of the Soleus in Individuals With Chronic Ankle Instability" and "Diaphragm Contractility in Individuals with Chronic Ankle Instability", etc. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi / 1xYbyqYvRcRQ8 / bibliography / 48794750 / public /? Sort = date & direction = ascending). As a member of The Athletic Trainers' Osteoarthritis Consortium (ATOAC) since 2015, he is disseminating the latest information to the world about the chronic osteoarthritis. US Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) members, Japan Athletic Trainers mechanism (JATO) Member, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) members, Japan Athletic Training Society member, Japan Society of Biomechanics member.